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Puddle of Mudd Singer

ARRESTED

Accused of Battering Ex-Wife

5/14/2013 6:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin was arrested in L.A. last night after cops say he roughed up his ex-wife in front of several witnesses ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... police were called to a business in West Hollywood around 3:30 pm after someone reported Scantlin shook his ex-wife and then tried to drag her by the arm or the shirt.

When cops arrived ... we're told deputies spoke with witnesses and the victim -- and decided to arrest Scantlin for domestic violence.

We're told Scantlin was extremely uncooperative during the arrest -- one source tells us, "He was very mouthy."

Sources tell us Scantlin -- who penned the hits "She Hates Me" and "Blurry" -- is currently in custody and bail has been set at $20,000.

It's been a rough month for Scantlin, who was arrested on May 7 on warrants stemming from his cocaine case.

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6one9    

He should be arrested just for sporting a TAT on his stomach!
Douche bag!!!!

438 days ago
17.

total scrotal implosion    

Sorry ass trash!

438 days ago
18.

Luna    

You guys crack me up. All of them say "loser" douche bag" *******". No love for this guy lol. And he deserves it. Just look at this guy screams white trash.

438 days ago
19.

Jamey Hunter    

Sounds like dude has some serious issues.

438 days ago
20.

KAJ27    

He's just plain nasty.

437 days ago
21.

Nunyas    

The music business lives men who abuse and rape women but it absolutely abhors men in dresses.

437 days ago
22.

Nunyas    

The music business loves men who abuse and rape women but it absolutely abhors men in dresses.

437 days ago
23.

James R. - Los Angeles    

If she's his EX, wtf is she still doing with him? Oh, right. The cocaine and spotlight.

437 days ago
24.

Thomas M    

Puddle of mudd to pile of crap, not much difference imo

437 days ago
25.

worldclass    

Classy! He looks like Nilla Wayne. Eeew

437 days ago
26.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

This trashbag needs mandatory jail and rehab. He's turning into another Charlie Sheen. And if she's smart she'll run as far away from him as she can.

437 days ago
27.

Brian Gilbert    

I am looking for a home inspector job, in Florida, or Phx Az... 248-277-1191

437 days ago
28.

mr.howell     

This guy looks scary..like a killer from a 70's horror film!..what dumb woman would marry him?!..they'd have to be hard-up!.

437 days ago
29.

jesse n gladstone    

Elvis never did no Drugs..

437 days ago
30.

AllYallFake    

And MF's got the nerve to talk about Chris Brown! check your own backyard and keep it moving!

437 days ago
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